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  • MUNDO HISPANICO: Cámara aprueba liberar del polígrafo algunos candidatos a la Patrulla Fronteriza
    Posted in In The News on June 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border & Homeland Security

    La Cámara de Representantes aprobó el miércoles un proyecto de ley que exime de una prueba de polígrafo a quienes soliciten trabajo en la Patrulla Fronteriza (CBP), siempre y cuando vengan de alguna agencia de ley y orden o de las fuerzas armadas, informó The Hill. El proyecto de ley pasó de manera holgada la cámara baja, con una votación 282 a 137, con votos a favor de republicanos y demócratas. El proyecto debe ser aprobado en el Senado y firmado por el presidente Donald Trump antes de convert... Read more

  • TELEMUNDO SAN ANTONIO: San Antonio recibirá fondos para combatir el terrorismo
    Posted in In The News on June 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border & Homeland Security

    San Antonio recibirá fondos para combatir el terrorismo La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias destinará los fondos para la ciudad. Por TELEMUNDO SAN ANTON San Antonio es una de tres ciudades texanas en recibir este tipo de fondos federales. SAN ANTONIO – La Ciudad de San Antonio recibirá $1 millón por parte del gobierno federal para combatir el terrorismo, así lo anunciaron este martes el congresista demócrata Henry Cuellar y la alcaldesa Ivy Taylor. La Agencia Federal para el Manejo... Read more

  • CITY OF SAN ANTONIO: Mayor Taylor and Rep. Cuellar announce $1 million federal investment to expand homeland security preparedness in San Antonio
    Posted in In The News on June 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border & Homeland Security

    Mayor Taylor and Rep. Cuellar announce $1 million federal investment to expand homeland security preparedness in San Antonio Contact: Leslie Garza, Director of Communications Office: (210) 207-8448, Cell: (210) 269-2297, leslie.garza@sanantonio.gov SAN ANTONIO – (June 6, 2017) – Working with our federal delegation, Mayor Ivy R. Taylor and City Council have helped secure additional funding to help make San Antonio safer. Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that the City of San Anto... Read more

  • PERIODICO ENLACE: CUELLAR ANNOUNCES $13.9M FOR UTRGV AT PRESS CONFERENCE
    Posted in In The News on June 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    CUELLAR ANNOUNCES $13.9M FOR UTRGV AT PRESS CONFERENCE Por Atror On Friday, May 26, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) held a press conference with officials from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) at the Mission CEED Building, to announce that UTRGV will receive more than $2.7 million this year, and possibly more than $13.9 million over the next five years, to help high school students prepare for college. The funds come from Upward Bound grants from the U.S. Department of Educat... Read more

  • RIO GRANDE GUARDIAN: Congressman Cuellar says NAFTA renegotiations similar to TPP
    Posted in In The News on June 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Trade

    Congressman Cuellar says NAFTA renegotiations similar to TPP Meanwhile, U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar has given an update on NAFTA. At a news conference held late last month at the Mission CEED Building to announce a $15 million grant UTRGV will receive through the Upward Bound Program, Cuellar and his staff handed out literature from the Congressional Research Service, a Washington DC based think-tank. The literature focused on Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) implications for U.S. trade rel... Read more

  • mySA: A bizarre budget that deserves to be DOA
    Posted in In The News on June 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Appropriations

    A bizarre budget that deserves to be DOA By Bruce Davidson Published 12:00 am, Saturday, June 3, 2017 Photo: Andrew Harnik /Associated Press Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway listens as Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speak to the media about President Donald Trump’s proposed fiscal 2018 federal budget. It is not a “taxpayers first” budget. It is a target-on-poor-Americans budget. Laredo’s Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar is the among the least partisan members of Congress. In an age marke... Read more

  • 4 TRADERS: Henry Cuellar : Rep. Cuellar Invites International Trade Stakeholders to Provide Input for NAFTA Renegotiation
    Posted in In The News on May 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Trade

    Henry Cuellar : Rep. Cuellar Invites International Trade Stakeholders to Provide Input for NAFTA Renegotiation Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) is notifying trade stakeholders in his district to participate in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) by providing input to U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert E. Lighthizer. On May 18, the Trade Representative sent Congress a notification letter explaining the Administration's plans to renegotiate NAFTA with our par... Read more

  • mySA: Local authorities reimbursed $10 million for Mission Reach project
    Posted in In The News on May 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, Agriculture

    Local authorities reimbursed $10 million for Mission Reach project By Brendan Gibbons Published 7:07 pm, Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Photo: John Davenport /San Antonio Express-News The 2017 federal budget passed by Congress includes a $10 million reimbursement for the local governmental agencies that funded the San Antonio River’s Mission Reach restoration project. The San Antonio River Authority and Bexar County officials praised San Antonio’s congressional delegation for securing the reimbursemen... Read more

  • Anzalduas Bridge Proposal Selected for CBP Donations Acceptance Program
    Posted in In The News on April 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation, Appropriations, Jobs and Economy

    For Immediate Release April 20, 2017 Contact: Xochitl Mora, Director, Office of Communications O: (956) 681-1202 / M: (956) 662-9269 / E: xmora@mcallen.net Anzalduas Bridge Proposal Selected for CBP Donations Acceptance Program Local leaders credit bipartisan efforts for program inclusion (McAllen, TX) Yesterday, the City of McAllen received notice from U.S. Customs and Border Protection that a proposal submitted by the Anzalduas Bridge Board had “been selected to engage in further planning and ... Read more

  • EL MANANA: Se llena Laredo de inmigrantes (Laredo sees influx of immigrants)
    Posted in In The News on March 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border & Homeland Security

    LAREDO, TX.- El congresista federal Henry Cuellar advirtió que el Departamento de Seguridad Interna liberó en el área de Laredo a decenas de indocumentados centroamericanos que después deberán presentarse ante un juez de migración. “El gobierno federal comenzó a liberar inmigrantes, la mayoría de Centroamérica, para quedar libres de irse con familiares o con organismos que los patrocinan mientras se procesa una fecha para una audiencia de asilo”, indicó Cuellar. Resaltó que estos inmigrantes fue... Read more